Published here, from a new collection, is ‘The Turret’ by the acclaimed author of ‘The Leopard’
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Wednesday 23 June 2010
Argentina coach Diego Maradona admitted his side will face greater tests after their 2-0 victory over Greece at the Peter Mokaba Stadium made it three wins in succession in Group B.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Saturday 08 May 2010
Italy, Metternich said, was "only a geographical expression", but 150 years ago the greatest revolutionary the peninsula ever produced set about proving him wrong.
Friday 19 March 2010
The Internazionale captain, Javier Zanetti, is glad to have Jose Mourinho back on the bench for tomorrow's Serie A match at Palermo.
Thursday 18 February 2010
The keys of the Sicilian villa where the notorious Mafia godfather Toto "the Beast" Riina spent his final months as a fugitive have been handed over to the local branch of the Italian journalists' guild, several of whose members died under his bloody rein.
Thursday 26 November 2009
Manchester United are reportedly lining up an £11m bid for defender Simon Kjaer.
Friday 13 November 2009
Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has confirmed that his club have received no official offers for Danish defender Simon Kjaer.
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Italy's Justice Minister has promised a full investigation into allegations that governments in the early 1990s held secret negotiations with the Mafia to try to stop a spate of attacks on the state.
Monday 12 October 2009
Sunday 02 August 2009
Having been completely captured by Sicily myself when I travelled there two years ago, I can quite understand Matthew Fort's enthusiasm to get back to the island after a first visit 30 years previously. Because, as he points out in this wonderful travel tale interspersed with mouth-watering recipes, there is something not quite real about Sicily that is endlessly fascinating.
Saturday 25 July 2009
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a week self-catering in Sicily, departing on 12 September; prices are for two people travelling together.
Monday 13 July 2009
Pavel Nedved has hinted that he plans to continue his career in the US after turning down the chance to return to former club Juventus in an advisory capacity.
Monday 15 June 2009
It was the competition in which Laurent Blanc (1988), Luis Figo (1994), Fabio Cannavaro (1996), Andrea Pirlo (2000) and Petr Cech (2002) made their name as the Player of the Tournament. Last time out, in the Netherlands two years ago, the exciting if erratic Dutch attacker Royston Drenthe won the award, and earned himself a transfer from Feyenoord to Real Madrid. Over the next fortnight, scouts from all over Europe – 50 clubs have already applied for tickets – will be descending on Sweden hoping to discover, or sign, the next big thing.
Monday 08 June 2009
Juventus have handed interim coach Ciro Ferrara the post on a permanent basis after he made a good impression in the last two games of the season.
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